Master Instructor Program To Be Administered By NAFI Staff
There are some big changes at the National Association of
Flight Instructors (NAFI). Among the developments from Tuesday's
meeting to elect a new board of directors is the
news two established members of the board, JoAnn Hill and Sandy
Hill, were not re-elected to new terms.
EclipseJet Aviation International Given Verbal OK To
ANN REALTIME REPORTING 01.20.09 1500 MST: Sold.
Moments ago, US Bankruptcy Court Judge Mary Walrath "verbally
approved" the sale of the assets of Eclipse Aviation to EclipseJet
Aviation International, a subsidiary of ETIRC Aviation.
XOJET announced this week it is now offering guaranteed
availability on its Bombardier Challenger 300 fleet through a
limited number of added positions in its popular Fleet Exchange
Membership program, a customized offering specifically tailored to
each customer's financial priorities and travel needs.
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New Hampshire-based Alpha Flying, Inc. has appointed H.L. "Skip"
Hockman as Sales Specialist for its PlaneSense Fractional Ownership
Program, following continued growth in its primary operating area,
formerly east of the Mississippi. It has recently been expanded
westward to include parts of Louisiana, Arkansas, Texas and
The growing fleet of learning aircraft at Kansas State
University has expanded once more with the gift of a pressurized
twin-engine Cessna 421B. The piston-powered aircraft was a gift
from K-State supporters and aviation enthusiasts Kenneth and Tamara
NTSB's Robert Benzon Notes Improving Trend In Airliner
In the media blitz surrounding the five-person flight crew
onboard US Airways Flight 1549, somewhat overlooked in the frenzy
is the team of National Transportation Safety Board investigators
tasked with determining why the Airbus A320 lost power in both
engines and ditched in the Hudson River on January 15.
Will Search For Cheaper Methods To Produce Biofuel
San Diego, CA-based General Atomics was awarded a contract from
the Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency (DARPA) to develop
scalable processes for the cost-effective large-scale production of
algae triglyceride oil and an algae-derived JP-8 jet fuel
Partners With Rolls-Royce On New High-Bypass Turbofan
Mitsubishi Heavy Industries announced Tuesday the company will
participate in development of the Rolls-Royce Trent XWB aero-engine
for the Airbus A350 XWB, which is expected to become Airbus's
mainstay commercial aircraft.
One Of GA's Legacy Manufacturers Wasn't Bashful About Looking To The Future
We thought that the presser that Piper conducted at NBAA 2008 might hold a few clues as to their future and that, combined with other interview material might make for an interesting overview as a revitalized Piper heads into 2009. Jim Bass, President of Piper Aircraft announced during the 2008 NBAA Convention that, against declining industry-wide sales of piston aircraft, Piper's piston sales were up through the 3rd quarter of '08. At a time when General Aviation’s overall piston-aircraft deliveries are down, Piper Aircraft underscored its comparative string of successes by noting that its piston aircraft deliveries were up 24 percent for the 3rd Quarter of 2008. The company also that announced ov
One Of GA's Legacy Manufacturers Wasn't Bashful About Looking To
The Future At NBAA 2008
We thought that the presser that Piper conducted at NBAA 2008
might hold a few clues as to their future and that, combined with
other interview material, might make for an interesting overview as
a revitalized Piper heads into 2009.
Passengers Heard Loud Bangs On Flight 1549 Two Days Before
The US Airways A320 that lost engine power and ditched
in New York's Hudson River last week experienced engine anomalies
on the same route two days prior to the January 15 incident,
according to passengers.
Hints At Moving Transient Traffic To Other Airports
Back in 2006, when there was talk of US Airways staging a
hostile takeover of then-bankrupt Delta and closing down its
Atlanta headquarters, Delta rallied the local citizenry by handing
out 50,000 red, campaign-style buttons which read, "Keep Delta My
Avidyne announced Monday it recently received Minor Change
Approval (MCA) from the European Aviation Safety Agency for
installation of their MLX770 two-way datalink transceiver into
Includes MultiScan Hazard Detection, Multi-Mode Receiver
Hainan Airlines has selected Rockwell Collins to provide a
comprehensive package of communication, navigation and surveillance
avionics for 13 new Airbus A320 aircraft. Deliveries are scheduled
to begin in 2010.
Dart Helicopter Services affiliate Dart Aerospace recently
received the updates to both the FAA and EASA certifications of its
Round-I-Beam™ Skidtube for the Eurocopter EC135 P2+/T2+.
Previous issues of the FAA and EASA STC's listed EC 135P1/P2/T1/T2
Over 60 years ago the skies around Yorkshire resounded to the
sound of heavy bombers climbing to altitude before going on their
journeys, (some one way), to bomb the industrial and military might
of Hitler's Third Reich.